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Burke Museum launches new program to support Native art and artists

The Burke Museum in Seattle has announced a new the objects and archives in the Burke Museum's collections, travel to other museums...Northwest Coast Art was established at the Burke Museum in 2003 to continue Bill Holm's legacy...
Alutiiq Museum gets new executive director

...Alutiiq Museum in Kodiak.Alicia Drabek replaces Sven Haakanson, who left for the University of Washington and the Burke Museum, where he works as curator of Native American collections. She began in her new role on Monday.Drabek is an author...
Researchers create bone database

...the Arctic Project, or VZAP, the database pulls together data from universities and museums around the world. The Burke Museum, Smithsonian Institution and Canadian Museum of Civilization have partnered with Maschner to offer their considerable...
Master carver urges young artists to do their formline 'homework' in a composition, which helps to define the positive space, or recognizable image.-- definition from the Burke Museum Editor's note: This story has been updated to correct a reporting error regarding Wayne Price's clan affiliation...
Carver explores Tlingit battle armor and weapons

...against the Russians is kept, and the Alaska State Museum in Juneau. He got a grant to explore the holdings at the Burke Museum in Seattle. Then a Smithsonian fellowship that let him look over items held in several East Coast museums.An award...
Alaska books roundup 2013

...Ancestors: Contemporary Northwest Coast Art at the Burke Museum" edited by Robin K. Wright And Kathryn Bunn-Marcuse. This books showcases objects from the Burke Museum's collection of Pacific Northwest Coast art works...
Alutiiq Museum director Haakanson heads to Seattle

...will be a curator of Native American collections at the Burke Museum, located on the university's campus. He starts teaching and the projects he is working on at the Burke Museum.Balika Haakanson, a former Kodiak Middle School teacher...
Rockin' geology

...documents their fossil-seeking road trip across the American West. The book spawned an exhibit currently showing at the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture at the University of Washington through May 31, and Troll decided a pseudo soundtrack...
Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center's Fireside lectures begin Jan. 7 Thursdays through Sundays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. There is no charge. A traveling exhibit from Seattle's Burke Museum about Pacific Northwest earthquakes, called "The Big One," is displayed in the center through January. Spotting...
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Repatriation complete the call and response exchange during the ceremony. The Smithsonian Institute, Peabody Museum, Field Museum, Burke Museum and Cornell University all returned clan objects. Tom Litwin of Smith College, Harriman Expedition Retraced leader...


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